half-blue

half-blue

n
(Education) (at Oxford and Cambridge universities) a sportsman who substitutes for a full blue or who represents the university in a minor sport. Compare blue4
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Wake up!" As they later made their way towards Anfield and Everton Valley, the loveable Xolo did his best to steal the show as he made friends with the locals, while the Little Girl Giant's little helpers had added a nice finishing touch to her green dress - draping a half-blue and half-red scarf around her neck.
The method: The mystic diagram can be thought of as a torus, or doughnut shape, by bending the half-red upper edge over to join the half-red lower edge, and then joining the half-blue ends to form the torus.
Garry, of Rowlands Gill, Gateshead, who ran the 13.1 miles in a kilt, a long red wig and with his face painted half-blue, had met his running partner - Durham County Council worker Annie Shepard - just hours before the race began.
Livebait anglers need only to soak a threadfin, pass crab, pinfish, or shad, either corked or freelined, and cutbait enthusiasts almost always love a half-blue crab or shad (menhaden is the true name).
After wartime service as a Royal Artillery lieutenant, Norman completed his degree, gaining a blue for hockey and a half-blue for cricket.
It must have been difficult for some of the musicians, who had no choice but to endurethe transformation of their healthy warm hands into half-white, half-blue limbs which could register almost no feeling.
Enthusiastic and likeable, with a passion for speed anti machinery he studied mechanical engineering at Cambridge, where he won a half-blue for bicycle-racing and bought himself a 3.75 horsepower Peugeot, the most powerful car in existence.
But she and a colleague once dressed up part of the New York store with blinking lights and half-yellow, half-blue walls.
They grew up happily in the peaceful countryside with their brother, Erskine, a Cambridge tennis half-blue who brought many of his college chums home to test the sisters' prowess on the court against male opposition.
Holly was a Cambridge rowing blue, Sasha was a Cambridge cricket half-blue, Alison is in the Scottish aerobic team and Jo is a physical training instructor in the Army.
The half-red half-blue Orient, in Speke, will stay shut until October 29, during which time pub bosses will introduce new CCTV and drugs policies.
The frisky, cheeky and loveable Xolo who, throughout the morning, would do his best to steal the show made friends with the locals as the Little Girl Giant's little helpers added a nice finishing touch to her green dress - draping a half-blue and half-red scarf around her neck.